DFP to protest if Shabir Shah not provided medical aid
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Last Updated: Sunday, March 07, 2010, 18:53
Srinagar: Democratic Freedom Party on Sunday said it would launch public protests if its leader and separatist Shabir Ahmad Shah was not provided medical aid and shifted to Srinagar Central jail.

"Shah is seriously ill in Kathua jail. His kidneys have suffered damage and need immediate medical attention. If he is not provided medicare and shifted to Srinagar Central Jail immediately we will be forced to come out on the streets," acting party president Maulana Mohammad Abdullah Tari told reporters here today.

Shah was arrested on February 3 and the public safety act was slapped on him for allegedly inciting the youth to pelt stones.

Tari said the state High Court had in an order on February 26 directed directed the government to shift Shah from Kathua to Srinagar Central jail and alleged it was flouting the order.


First Published: Sunday, March 07, 2010, 18:53

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